Vital conservation work begins at our fairytale castle!

Vital conservation work begins at our fairytale castle!

To preserve the fabulous architecture and interior decoration, Castell Coch will be closed for three weeks from 4–24 June for conservation work

Find out more here...
Do you have what it takes to become a Legend of the Sky?

Do you have what it takes to become a Legend of the Sky?

Read all about Caernarfon Castle’s brand new, 3D attraction that allows you to take control of holographic, fire breathing dragons in a first of its kind experience. 

Find out more here...
Our sites need you

Our sites need you

We are looking for volunteers at some of our sites, to help the visitor experience and bring our sites to life!

Find out more
Unlimited access to Wales’ past

Unlimited access to Wales’ past

Join Cadw for as little as £1.50 a month and gain unlimited access to over 100 historical sites

Find out more...
Historic Environment Consultation Launched

Historic Environment Consultation Launched

Share your views before Friday, 13 July on draft measures for the management of certain listed places of worship in Wales and new guidance on scheduled monuments. 

Find out more here >

Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Find out more

Latest news

All news

Places to visit and things to do

All events

Find a castle

There are so many historic places to visit. Go to our interactive map find somewhere great to visit near you.

Go to interactive map

Site highlights

Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project 

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

See the HTP section for more information
Open Doors

Open Doors

Offer visitors the chance to explore your special property and find hidden gems yourself this year.

Register now
Castles Alive!

Castles Alive!

The secret’s out — an epic summer of adventure, myth and magic awaits at Wales’s largest castle...

Find out more here>